Military funeral for victims of Russian plane crash

Servicemen firing cannons during the Moscow funeral ceremony for the victims of a Russian military plane crash yesterday. The Tu-154 military plane was en route to Russia's Hmeimin air base in the Syrian port city of Latakia, from the Black Sea resor
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Servicemen firing cannons during the Moscow funeral ceremony for the victims of a Russian military plane crash yesterday. The Tu-154 military plane was en route to Russia's Hmeimin air base in the Syrian port city of Latakia, from the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, on Dec 25 when it crashed shortly after take-off, killing all 92 people on board.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 17, 2017, with the headline 'Military funeral for victims of Russian plane crash'. Print Edition | Subscribe